Stacey Abrams, Democratic nominee for Georgia governor, stepped into The Shade Room, sharing her tackle Roe v Wade and the influence reversing the ruling has on Black girls.
Whereas discussing her views on Georgia and the shortage of effort Gov. Brian Kemp has put forth to make sure the safety of girls’s rights, Abrams additionally said that 82 of the 159 counties in Georgia would not have an OBGYN.
Georgia has one of the excessive abortion bans within the nation at 6 weeks earlier than most ladies know they’re pregnant. When that turns into the legislation of the land, Black girls are in excessive hazard.
Proper now within the state of Georgia we now have the second-highest maternal mortality fee and it’ll grow to be even worse for Black girls as a result of we’re 3 times extra more likely to die throughout being pregnant. We have now 82 counties that would not have an OBGYN, and the governor of GA refuses to develop medicaid and hold our hospitals open and convey extra medical doctors to the state. He’s making it even more durable for ladies to outlive, and now he desires to remove their proper to decide on.
Reiterating that the “proper to decide on” belongs to girls, Abram made it clear that “I consider abortion needs to be authorized. It needs to be secure, It needs to be accessible, and it belongs in Georgia and to each girl in Georgia.”
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